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Clean and Highly Selective Oxidation of Alcohols in an Ionic Liquid by Using an Ion-Supported Hypervalent Iodine(III) Reagent

Weixing Qian, Erlei Jin, Weiliang Bao, Yongmin Zhang*

*Department of Chemistry, Zhejiang University, Xi Xi Campus, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310028, P. R. China , Email: yminzhangmail.hz.zj.cn

W. Qian, E. Jin, W. Bao, Y. Zhang, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 952-955.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.200461889 (free Supporting Information)


Abstract

[dibmim][BF4] can be used for the oxidation of alcohols to carbonyl compounds. This oxidizing agent offers a high degree of selectivity for the oxidation of primary alcohols to carbonyl compounds without oxidation to carboxylic acids in ionic liquids. [dibmim][BF4] can be reused after oxidation with peracetic acid.

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Efficient and Highly Selective Oxidation of Sulfides to Sulfoxides in the Presence of an Ionic Liquid Containing Hypervalent Iodine

W. Qian, L. Pei, Synlett, 2006, 709-712.


Key Words

alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, hypervalent iodine compounds, iodine, ionic liquids, oxidation


ID: J54-Y2005-120